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Calendar for November 19th, 2013

Discovery Day (Puerto Rico)

1493: Christopher Columbus first sighted Puerto Rico

Born 1752: George Rogers Clark (military leader)

1794: Jay's Treaty between the U.S. and Great Britain signed

Died 1828: Franz Schubert (composer)

Born 1831: James Garfield (20th U.S. president)

1863: President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address

1869: Hudson Bay Co. ceded territory to Canada

1873: "Boss" Tweed sentenced to 12 years in prison, New York City

Died 1887: Emma Lazarus (poet)

Born 1905: Tommy Dorsey (musician)

Born 1921: Roy Campanella (baseball player)

1928: Five-year old TIME magazine presented a cover portrait for the first time

Born 1933: Larry King (radio & television personality)

Born 1936: Dick Cavett (talk show host)

Born 1938: Ted Turner (businessman)

Born 1942: Calvin Klein (fashion designer)

Born 1956: Eileen Collins (astronaut)

1957: Leonard Bernstein appointed Music Director of the New York Philharmonic

1959: Ford Motor Co. discontinued the Edsel

Born 1961: Meg Ryan (actress)

Born 1962: Jodie Foster (actress)

1969: Pele, Brazilian soccer star, scores his 1000th goal, at Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janiero.

Died 1976: Sir Basil Spence (architect)

1999: John Carpenter became the first contestant to win $1,000,000 on the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

Died 2014: Mike Nichols (director)

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